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Test Code FMITO Mitotane (Lysodren)

Specimen Required

Submit only 1 of the following specimens:



Draw blood in a green-top (sodium heparin) tube(s), plasma gel tube is not acceptable. Spin down and send 2 mL sodium heparin plasma refrigerated in a plastic vial.



Draw blood in a plain red-top tube(s), serum gel tube is not acceptable. Spin down and send 2 mL of serum refrigerated in a plastic vial.

Secondary ID


Method Name

Gas Chromatography/Flame Ionization Detection (GC-FID)

Reporting Name

Mitotane (Lysodren)

Specimen Type


Specimen Minimum Volume

0.5 mL

Specimen Stability Information

Specimen Type Temperature Time Special Container
Varies Refrigerated (preferred) 14 days
  Frozen  180 days
  Ambient  72 hours

Reject Due To

Hemolysis NA
Lipemia NA
Icterus NA
Other NA

Reference Values

Units:    ug/mL


Therapeutic and toxic ranges have not been established.


Usual therapeutic doses produce Mitotane serum concentrations of less than 100 ug/mL.


Day(s) Performed

Monday through Sunday

Report Available

5 to 9 days

Performing Laboratory

Medtox Laboratories, Inc.

CPT Code Information


LOINC Code Information

Test ID Test Order Name Order LOINC Value
FMITO Mitotane (Lysodren) 13626-7


Result ID Test Result Name Result LOINC Value
Z1197 Mitotane 13626-7